Korea begins preliminary review of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine candidateChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 27, 2020
South Korea's food and drug ministry said on Tuesday it had begun a preliminary review of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC for potential fast track approval.
The team is reviewing the vaccine's non-clinical test data, the ministry said.
The ministry added that it had given a green light to some 26 clinical trials for coronavirus treatments and vaccines as of Monday, by entities such as pharmaceutical companies Celltrion Inc and Genexine Inc, with seven completed and 19 ongoing. ■